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Supreme Court tie vote blocks temporary plan to stop deportations

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — With a tie vote June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s plan to temporarily protect more than...

Backgrounder: Study of women becoming deacons won’t be the first, but...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — When Pope Francis accepted a proposal at the Vatican May 12 to form a commission to study the possibility of...

U.S. Supreme Court orders Zubik case back to lower courts, without...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court May 16 sent the Zubick v. Burwell case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive requirement...

Washington Letter — Theologians’ brief in HHS mandate case might lead...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Supreme Court cases, with their multiple friend-of-the-court briefs, leave extensive paper trails behind them and although these briefs might get...

‘We need to look after each other,’ Syrian refugee says

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Omar al-Muqdad has seen both sides of the refugee crisis. In 2004, he assisted Iraqi refugees in his home country of...

Villanova basketball team’s strength is its humility, chaplain says

Catholic News Service More than 70,000 people attended the NCAA men's basketball championship game at Houston’s NRG Stadium April 4, but no one had a...

Villanova player’s winning basket doesn’t surprise his Catholic high’s coach

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON —When Kris Jenkins got the ball with the score tied in the final seconds of the NCAA men’s basketball championship game...

Supreme Court hears arguments in HHS contraceptive mandate case

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — During oral arguments March 23 at the Supreme Court, attorneys on both sides of the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive requirement...

State of Union address briefly highlights key Catholic issues

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Although President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address Jan. 12 hit a fair amount of key Catholic issues,...

U.S. bishops developing pastoral plan for family life, marriage

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — As a way to move forward in response to the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage this year, U.S. bishops...

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